Neurobiologists identify a new gene important for healthy daily rhythms

Journal Reference: Jongbin Lee, Chunghun Lim, Tae Hee Han, Tomas Andreani, Matthew Moye, Jack Curran, Eric Johnson, William L. Kath, Casey O. Diekman, Bridget C. Lear, Ravi Allada. The E3 ubiquitin ligase adaptor Tango10 links the core circadian clock to neuropeptide and behavioral rhythms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (47): e2110767118 … Read more

New York State enshrines “the right to a healthy environment” in its Constitution

A polling station in New York, November 2, 2021. During the poll, voters notably supported the right to clean air and water. SETH LITTLE / AP Burn in marble ” the right of everyone to enjoy clean air and water and a healthy environment ”. Voters in New York State voted, with 60.8% of the … Read more

Are people healthy enough to retire later?

Journal Reference: Daniela Weber, Elke Loichinger. Live longer, retire later? Developments of healthy life expectancies and working life expectancies between age 50–59 and age 60–69 in Europe. European Journal of Ageing, 2020; DOI: 10.1007/s10433-020-00592-5 Life expectancy has steadily been increasing in many countries around the world due to, among others, advances in healthcare and people … Read more